Stately reminder in Mount Merrion for €895k
There's not much left of the Mount Merrion estate, formerly the seat of Viscounts FitzWilliam.
Property developers began picking up bits and pieces of it as early as 1926, and by now it has supplied hundreds of acres of housing for one of south Dublin's most sought-after suburbs.
But at Rosebank, on Trees Avenue, there's still a remnant of the Mount Merrion estate that you might call your own. The back garden is bounded to the south by part of the original estate wall, fashioned from brick and aging beautifully.
There's a raised deck positioned by the wall, so you can admire it close up, and there are sea views from the back of the house too.
It's a detached property of 1,884 sq ft, with four bedrooms, all on the first floor. The master bedroom is at the front and has an en-suite, but the better views are from the two back bedrooms.
Back on the ground floor, the kitchen is at the front, left of the entrance hall, and is partly lit by skylights.
Off the kitchen there's quite a long (22ft) utility room reaching to the back of the house, with a door to the garden.
To the right of the entrance hall is an open-plan drawing room, dining room and sun room running the whole length of the house, with a fireplace and French doors to the garden.
There's also a separate, skylit living room at the back of the house, for relaxing in greater seclusion, and there's a guest toilet in the entrance hall.
The back garden measures about 45 ft by 37ft, and as well as the deck, it has a patio, a lawn and flowerbeds.
The front garden has space for parking two cars.
The agent is DNG Stillorgan (01) 283 2700 and the asking price is €895,000.